List of officials purged and executed by Kim Jong-un

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This is a list of officials purged and executed by Kim Jong-un since he came to power in North Korea in December 2011.





  • Kim Yong-jin was the Minister for Education in North Korea until 2016. He was arrested and executed by firing squad for having a "bad attitude" in 2016.[9]

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  2. ^ "Kim Jong-un 'executes direct relations of purged uncle'".
  3. ^ "North Korea appoints new ambassador to Cuba - NK News - North Korea News". 18 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Recalled North Korean ambassador to Malaysia executed as part of purge - Nation - The Star Online".
  5. ^ Julian Ryall (7 April 2014). "North Korean official 'executed by flame-thrower'". The Daily Telegraph.
  6. ^ "N.Korea Shuts Down Jang Song-taek's Department". Chosun Ilbo. 7 April 2014.
  7. ^ "Seoul: North Korea media confirms purging of defense chief". Yahoo News, AP. Retrieved 13 July 2015.
  8. ^ "North Korea vice-premier Choe Yong-gon 'executed'". BBC News. 14 August 2015.
  9. ^ "Safe Space? North Korea Executes Education Minister For 'Bad Attitude'".